Hanukkah celebrations ‘add light to the world’ for Jews amid darkness of war, antisemitism

Posted on AllSides December 8th, 2023
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In preparation for Hanukkah, Rabbi Mendy Weg drove around the campus of Northwestern University in his “HannuKart” — a golf cart outfitted with a large menorah on a flatbed in the back — to deliver dreidels and chocolate gelt coins to students. The menorah, which lights up, is a very public display of Weg’s Jewish faith at a time when antisemitic incidents have spiked nationwide and internationally amid the Israel-Hamas war. Some Jews around the country have reported a fear of lighting menorahs in their home windows this holiday season...

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